Executive Management Team

Executive Management Team

Overview

Our Executive Management Team oversees the key areas of the organization including: Administration, Fiscal Services, Information Services, Investments, Legal Services, and Member Services.

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Debby Cherney

Chief Executive Officer

Debby Cherney

Debby Cherney is the Chief Executive Officer of the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA), where she oversees day-to-day administrative operations in accordance with the policies established by the SBCERA Board of Retirement (Board). She advises and assists the Board in long range planning and development; ensuring SBCERA is providing the best service to our Members and secure retirements today and well into the future.

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Barbara Hannah

Chief Counsel

Barbara Hannah

Barbara Hannah is Chief Counsel for the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA).  Ms. Hannah provides legal advice to the SBCERA Board, division chiefs and staff regarding retirement related issues.   Ms. Hannah oversees the Legal Services Department including the Disability Retirement Unit. 

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Donald Pierce

Chief Investment Officer (CIO)

Donald Pierce

Mr. Pierce serves as the Chief Investment Officer for the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA), where he has been part of the investment team since 2001. He works directly with the Board on developing policy and investment goals, implementing investment objectives and the selection of investment managers, and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the investment division.

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Amy McInerny

Chief Financial Officer

Amy McInerny

Ms. McInerny serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA). She is responsible for managing all of SBCERA’s financial processes, including budgeting, accounting, cash management, and financial planning and analysis.

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Joseph Michael

Chief Information Officer

Joseph Michael

Mr. Michael is the Chief Information Officer for San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA).  He is responsible for managing all aspects of SBCERA’s in-house information technology functions, including network services, business applications, communications support services, and project information services.

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Colin Bishop

Chief of Member Services

Colin Bishop

Colin Bishop is the Chief of Member Services for the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA). He is responsible for all of SBCERA’s member and retiree services, as well as communications with the more than 40-thousand members of SBCERA.

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Stacey Barnier

Director of Human Resources and Risk Management

Stacey Barnier

Stacey Barnier serves as the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management for the San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association (SBCERA). She is responsible for creating and delivering training, managing SBCERA’s labor relations and oversight of SBCERA’s recruitments, benefits, payroll and risk management programs.

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Coronavirus Updates

Our office is currently closed to the public, but we're working and available to assist you. Pension payments are on schedule and we are processing retirements. Visit our coronavirus (COVID-19) resource page for more information.

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